Group Services

Plan group events at the iconic Waldorf Astoria New York and let our skilled team of professionals take care of all your needs. Enjoy a lavish banquet in at one of Manhattan’s most prestigious venues, plan a wedding or use the hotel’s unique art deco setting for filming a movie or press interview.


The Waldorf Astoria is a movie producer’s dream setting, providing a fantastically romantic backdrop for films dating back to 1945. Over twenty movies have been filmed at the hotel, from the romantic comedy 'Weekend at The Waldorf', in which Ginger Rogers, Van Johnson and Lana Turner have dinner in the Starlight Roof.

The name recognition and the sweeping Art Deco grandeur of The Waldorf Astoria, the exclusivity and all-encompassing luxury of Waldorf Towers make this Manhattan luxury hotel one of New York's favored locations for film and television shoots.

  • Preferred choice for celebrity press interviews, private parties, and in-production housing requirements
  • Offering privacy and security for celebrities and crew
  • Favored locale for film and television shoots

For further information, please contact the Entertainment Sales Office at 212-872-1209 or email


In 1893 when William Waldorf Astor launched the grand hotel that would bear his name with the first charity ball held at a hotel, The Waldorf became New York's definitive social venue – a tradition that continues today. These exceptional New York City banquet rooms are renowned for unparalleled catering services and meticulous orchestration of both grand occasions and intimate gatherings. Our professional Catering Services staff subjects every element of each event to the most rigorous artistic and presentation standards, and any special request-from the mundane to the esoteric -can be accommodated in inimitable Waldorf fashion.

  • Professional staff, to see to your every need
  • Stunning venues, perfect for any occasion
  • Delicious cuisine, customized for every function
  • Learn more about our Romantic New York City Wedding Location. 


Put your trust in our highly skilled and widely experience team of wedding professionals to ensure your wedding day at Waldorf Astoria New York goes off perfectly smooth, without a hitch. We’ll help realize all of your dreams to leave memories that will last a lifetime. Meet our Director of Social Catering, Alan M. Shukovsky, who has been an instrumental acquisition since joining in 2007, successfully managing all social events—from high-profile galas and large-scale corporate occasions to extravagant weddings and intimate celebrations.


Start planning your event now at Waldorf Astoria New York. Get in touch and one of our skilled events team members will contact you directly to discuss your options. 

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